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Winchester’s Model 1886 Short Rifle in 45-90 Winchester Part II If you don't have data, develop your own

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Winchester’s Model 1886 Short Rifle in 45-90 Winchester Part I If the 45-70 Gov't is great, the 45-90 can only be better... right?

OK, the 45-90 WCF cartridge is an excuse to spend time with the Winchester Model 1886, this short rifle version in particular. It all seems to come together; old guy, old gun, old cartridge… before the time of fancy lads and man buns on the firing line. A time when the mention of John Wayne,…

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45-90 Winchester Handload Data

  Warning: Bullet selections are specific, and loads are not valid with substitutions of different bullets of the same weight. Variations in bullet length will alter net case capacity,  pressure and velocity. Primer selection is specific and primer types are not interchangeable. These are maximum loads in my firearms and may be excessive in others….

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